Watch this Video – The Black Dog of Depression from WHO.
This powerful video talks about the symptoms of depression from the World Health Organisation (WHO) uses cartoons to talk about the symptoms of depression, also to referred to as the black dog.
Potential trigger warning – this video contains emotional details of depression.
The term “black dog” was first known to be used in reference to depression by Samuel Johnson, an English writer in 1780s. The term was also popularised by Sir Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister, who also suffered from depression.
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